The event saw the attendance of Nguyen Duc Chung, member of the Party Central Committee, Deputy Secretary of the Municipal Party Committee and Chairman of the Municipal People’s Committee; Dao Duc Toan, Deputy Secretary of the Municipal Party Committee; and Nguyen Huu Do, Deputy Minister of Education and Training.
In the school year of 2018-2019, the city’s sector of education and training has fulfilled nine key missions assigned by the Ministry of Education and Training, making positive changes in both scale and quality.
Accordingly, the sector advised the Municipal People’s Committee on tightening the coordination with departments, sectors and district/township People’s Committee in increasing investment in infrastructure development to meet the increasing number of students as well as the requirement of specialized task.
The city has built 77 schools and upgraded more than 400 others. 66.7% of preschools and public high schools have met national standards.
Thus, the quality of education has been improved remarkably. This year’s high school graduation rate rose by 0.8% compared to last year.
Notably, Hanoi continued taking the lead in national competitions with the total of 134 prizes. Hanoi students won 197 medals in international contests.
Deputy Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee Dao Duc Toan presents certificates of merit to collectives.
In the school year of 2019-2020, the sector will continue carrying out basic and comprehensive education reform in the spirit of the Resolution 29-NQ/TW of the Party Central Committee on fundamental and comprehensive innovation in education and training to meet the requirements of industrialization and modernization in the context of socialist-oriented market economy and international integration.
Praising efforts by the sector of education and training over the school year, Chairman of the Municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung underlined the important role and responsibility of district People’s Committee in implementing new teaching plans.
He requested Hanoi’s localities and schools to serve as advisory bodies in rolling out the curriculum in an effort to fulfill education goals; try their best to work with international organizations so that the city’s education can integrate into the region and the world; and complete programs on building national standard schools and high quality schools so as to create the best conditions for students.
Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung speaks at the conference.
The city leader also urged relevant sectors to drastically handle shortcomings left from the previous school year, and encourage high quality schools to propose autonomy mechanism.
He wished officials, teachers and students to learn about outstanding models to build a healthy education environment.
On the occasion, the Department of Education and Training received a certificate of merit of the Ministry of Education and Training. The Municipal People’s Committee presented emulation flags and certificates of merit to collectives and individuals.